Dem's Wife Files for Divorce amid Scandal

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The wife of Florida Congressman Tim Mahoney has filed for divorce.

In her petition to the court, Terry Mahoney did not list a reason why she wanted to divorce her husband.

Mahoney has admitted to having at least two extramartial affairs, including one in which he paid an aide to keep quiet about their affair.

Click the play button for comments from CNN political analyst Mark Halperin on media coverage of Mahoney.  Watch his entire interview here.  He also talks about media bias in the current presidential race.

The first-term Democrat is in a tight race for re-election.

He insists he broke no laws and will not resign.

Mahoney and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi have called for an investigation into his conduct by the House Ethics Committee.

Mahoney ran on a family values platform to replace former Republican Congressman Mark Foley, who was embroiled in a much-publicized scandal just before the 2006 elections.

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